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Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China

Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China

On Friday, President Donald Trump extended the controversial EB-5 program that allows visas to be fast-tracked in exchange for investment in USA properties. The event was organized by QWOS, a firm tha...

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Palestinians organize sit-in outside of ICRC building in support of hunger strikers

It's not clear what Trump meant by "one-state", since the U.S., Israel, and most Palestinian leaders have long opposed the creation of a single, democratic state with equal rights for Israelis and Pal...

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Macron wins French presidency, to European allies' relief

Macron wins French presidency, to European allies' relief

Whether he gets it will depend on the results of France's parliamentary elections June 11 and 18, Nature noted. Valls, a center-leaning politician in favor of relaxing labor protections, had alrea...

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Obama starts defining his new role in the age of Trump

In her long-awaited first public accounting of her dealings with the Trump administration, Yates testified that she explicitly warned White House counsel Donald McGahn in January that former nationa...

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Israel summons Swedish ambassador over support of UNESCO resolution

Citing ongoing Israeli settlement expansion in East Jerusalem , Qanou called on the Muslim world and the worldwide community to recognize and practice the terms of the resolution. As it stood on Mond...

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South Koreans vote for new leader, look set for record turnout

She decided not to vote, despite having the right to do so, South Korean media reported. South Koreans are set to go to the polls amid rising tensions with North Korea, economic inequality, and a pr...

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Sally Yates Warned Trump Several Times About Flynn

The congressional hearings have been shadowed by allegations, mostly from Democrats, that lawmakers are too partisan to investigate effectively. Speaking publicly about Flynn for the first time, Ya...

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GOP Watchdog: Mike Flynn Likely Broke Law Over Russian Payments

GOP Watchdog: Mike Flynn Likely Broke Law Over Russian Payments

President Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn violated the law by failing to disclose payments from Russian Federation in documents he submitted to renew his security clearance, a...

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Venezuela protests death total hits 38 as man, 20, shot in head

Hundreds of people have been arrested, and 152 still remain in jail, according to the prosecutor's office. Expressing deep concern "about the Maduro government's violent crackdown on protestors", th...

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Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya guilty of disobeying top court

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya guilty of disobeying top court

In October past year, the court had rapped Mallya for not making full disclosure of his overseas properties and had asked him to do so within a month. Mallya, 61, who fled from India a year ago, owes ...

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Local officials removed after Chinese mine accident kills 18

Local officials removed after Chinese mine accident kills 18

According to the report, the investigation of the accident, several people from the management of the enterprise detained. China is the world's largest coal producer and witnesses deadly accidents i...

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Trout's hamstring looks OK, but not ready to play for Angels

Trout's hamstring looks OK, but not ready to play for Angels

Ken Giles rebounded from a rough blown save in Anaheim on Friday to pitch the ninth for his eighth save, and the AL West leaders won for the sixth time in eight games. ANGELS KEY TRENDS: The Angels a...

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'Unhappy' Rajnath tells CRPF DG, MHA officer to stay put in Chhattisgarh

'Unhappy' Rajnath tells CRPF DG, MHA officer to stay put in Chhattisgarh

Governor Balramji Das Tandon, Chief Minister Raman Singh, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir and senior state and paramilitary officials were also present at the ceremony. The offic...

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Russia wants quick UN vote for Syria 'de-escalation zones'

Over 320,000 people have been killed since Syria's conflict erupted in March 2011 following peaceful demonstrations against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad. This initiative is the most serious...

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#SecretarySonny Moves to Make School Meals Great Again

#SecretarySonny Moves to Make School Meals Great Again

Republican Senator Pat Roberts, a long-time advocate of easing school lunch restrictions, joined Perdue in making the announcement. In announcing the rollback of the standards , Perdue said schoo...

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DDCA controversy: HC seeks Jaitley stand on Kejriwal plea

He further said that he was sacked from the state cabinet minister post because he wrote a letter to the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB). "Please bless me", the letter said. Mishra said he has been told ...

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Obama warned Trump about Flynn, ex-administration officials say

Yates said she also raised concerns about Vice President Mike Pence unknowingly being misled by Flynn, who had served as the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency under President Barack Obama. ...

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SC sends Justice Karnan to six-month imprisonment

SC sends Justice Karnan to six-month imprisonment

The SC had recently ordered that a medical test be conducted on Justice Karnan to ascertain his mental stability, however, he had refused to undergo the test terming it as a "mad order by mad judges" ...

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Jakarta governor given 2-year prison sentence for blasphemy

Ahok can be free if he chooses to file an appeal, which he immediately did following the sentencing . Mr Basuki joked about political opponents who had cited a Koranic verse, Al Maidah 51, in argui...

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Here's why your Cinco de Mayo celebration is problematic

It turns out that Cinco de Mayo commemorates the day in 1862 when the Mexican army, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza, conquered the French forces of Napoleon III at the Battle of Pu...

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